[Qgis-developer] dxf read

Jürgen E. Fischer jef at norbit.de
Wed Jan 26 03:55:57 EST 2011

Hi Marco,

On Wed, 26. Jan 2011 at 09:13:25 +0100, Marco Hugentobler wrote:
> Because matching dxf to GIS is difficult (multilayers, labels, different
> feature types can be in one layer). So accessing dxf via OGR in QGIS might
> not be as trivial as it seems. E.g. in QGIS we expect all the features in one
> layer to be of the same shape type.

I never used the DXF support in OGR so far, but I'd expect OGR to present a
layer list (organized by DXF layers and geometry types)  to QGIS from which the
user can choose from.

But I wouldn't opt to drop the dxf2shp plugin - there's more work involved
dropping it, then keeping it. ;)


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